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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska supports school districts across the state.

Throughout 2021, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) continued its longstanding tradition of supporting Nebraska educators through several philanthropic efforts, including: Adopt-a-school During the summer, BCBSNE employees purchased school supplies for the company’s adopt-a-school partner, Conestoga Elementary School. BCBSNE was able to supply 390 students with notebooks, folders, pencils and more to prepare

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska to offer $0 Cost Share for Insulin

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) members with diabetes who are covered under a fully insured employer group health plan will be able to obtain preferred insulin listed on the company's formulary list, at no cost to them starting Jan. 1, 2022. The financial burden of diabetes is substantial. According to the CDC,

By |2022-01-11T08:57:26-06:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: News Releases|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska to offer $0 Cost Share for Insulin

Wise & Well: Ashlie Peters lives a healthy lifestyle for her daughters

After becoming a new mom this summer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Major Accounts Executive Ashlie Peters looked at her health in a completely different light. “Health has always been important to me, but more so now as a new mom,” says Peters. “I’ve always enjoyed exercise,” says Peters. “It’s my zen,

By |2021-12-23T12:02:01-06:00December 28th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Ashlie Peters lives a healthy lifestyle for her daughters

BCBSNE earns three PRSA Nebraska Paper Anvil Awards

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) was honored with three awards in December at the virtual 2021 Nebraska Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Paper Anvil Awards program. The Paper Anvil Awards are an annual contest that acknowledges companies for exemplary work in public relations and communication efforts. BCBSNE accepted the following awards:

By |2021-12-21T15:50:14-06:00December 22nd, 2021|Categories: Team Blue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE earns three PRSA Nebraska Paper Anvil Awards

Wise & Well: Jean Wurtz’s healthy lifestyle is a positive cycle

Growing up, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Executive Assistant Jean Wurtz and her family belonged to the local YMCA. She spent a lot of her childhood there—from softball to swimming, being active has always been a part of Wurtz’s life. “Any kind of fitness or physical activity is a stress reliever,” said

By |2021-12-02T14:59:06-06:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Jean Wurtz’s healthy lifestyle is a positive cycle

Thank you for letting us be part of your story

In the spirit of the holidays, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) thanks its members and community for letting the company be part of their health journeys. “On behalf of everyone on Team Blue, I’d like to express our heartfelt gratitude for the opportunity to be part of our members’ lives – ‘on

By |2021-11-17T16:08:37-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Topics, Your Story|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Thank you for letting us be part of your story

BCBSNE raises over $373,000 for United Way of the Midlands

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) exceeded its annual United Way of the Midlands (UWM) fundraising campaign goal of $350,000 by raising $373,357. UWM is a local charitable organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable work toward independence through programs fostering basic needs, education and financial stability. For over 30 years, BCBSNE’s annual

By |2021-11-15T09:53:31-06:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE raises over $373,000 for United Way of the Midlands

In honor of Veteran’s Day, BCBSNE employee Britton Battaglia shares his story

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) highlights the story of employee Britton Battaglia, enterprise testing business analyst and veteran. Battaglia is one of the many veterans and employees involved in BCBSNE’s employee resource group, Military Families United Together. This community supports veterans and military families as well as

By |2021-11-11T16:28:17-06:00November 11th, 2021|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on In honor of Veteran’s Day, BCBSNE employee Britton Battaglia shares his story

The importance of flu vaccinations this school year

As Nebraska moves into colder temperatures and flu season, now is the time to prioritize your annual flu shot. Especially as more students return to in-person learning, vaccination is more important than ever. The classroom environment presents a higher risk for infection and overall greater opportunities for viral transmission to the community. “Vaccination continues to

By |2021-10-25T10:46:55-05:00October 28th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The importance of flu vaccinations this school year

Early detection saves lives

According to research by the American Cancer Society (ACS), approximately one in every eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and being proactive about breast health and breast health education can save lives. Importance of breast cancer screenings Except for some forms

By |2021-10-18T11:58:30-05:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Early detection saves lives